Period
to 21 October 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bridgend with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft over the 6 months to 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

Microsoft
South Wales > Bridgend
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 8 10
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 16 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 32.65% 18.18% 15.63%
As % of the Vendors category 76.19% 47.62% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Bridgend median annual salary £32,500 £18,000 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.56% -38.46% +10.38%
10th Percentile £24,700 £16,000 £23,075
90th Percentile £37,200 £32,550 £38,625
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%

Microsoft is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bridgend.

All Vendors
Bridgend
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 21 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bridgend 42.86% 38.18% 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 11
Bridgend median annual salary £34,000 £36,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.21% +6.62% +19.30%
10th Percentile £23,992 £16,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £45,750 £46,375 £43,750
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year - +4.58% +6.25%

Microsoft
Job Vacancy Trend in Bridgend

Job postings citing Microsoft as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bridgend.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bridgend.

Salary trend for Microsoft in Bridgend

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Bridgend

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft in Bridgend over the 6 months to 21 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bridgend region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) XenApp
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) JSON

Microsoft
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Analytics
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Email Filtering
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Microservices
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) OOP
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) MCP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) UAG
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) Sophos
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) arcserve
3 1 (6.25%) Becrypt
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) Clearswift
3 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec